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Believe in Miracles

Discussion in 'Jokes' started by cheer, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. cheer

    cheer Silver IL'ite

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    A little girl went to her bedroom and pulled a glass jelly jar from
    its hiding place in the closet. She poured the change out on the
    floor and counted it carefully. Three times, even. The total had to
    be exactly perfect. No chance here for mistakes. Carefully placing
    the coins back in the jar and twisting on the cap,she slipped out the
    back door and made her way 6 blocks to Rexall's Drug Store with
    the big red Indian Chief sign above the door.

    She waited patiently for the pharmacist to give her some attention
    but he was too busy at this moment. Tess twisted her feet to make a
    scuffing noise. Nothing. She cleared her throat with the most
    disgusting sound she could muster. No good. Finally she took a
    quarter from her jar and banged it on the glass counter. That did it!

    "And what do you want?" the pharmacist asked in an annoyed tone of
    voice. "I'm talking to my brother from Chicago whom I haven't seen
    in ages," he said without waiting for a reply to his question.

    "Well, I want to talk to you about my brother," Tess answered back
    in the same annoyed tone. "He's really, really sick ... and I want to
    buy a miracle."

    "I beg your pardon?" said the pharmacist.

    "His name is Andrew and he has something bad growing inside his head
    and my Daddy says only a miracle can save him now. So how much does
    a miracle cost?"

    "We don't sell miracles here, little girl. I'm sorry but I can't help
    you," the pharmacist said, softening a little.

    "Listen, I have the money to pay for it. If it isn't enough, I will
    get the rest. Just tell me how much it costs."<SCRIPT><!--D(["mb","\u003cbr\>\n \u003cbr\>\nThe pharmacist's brother was a well dressed man. He stooped down and \u003cbr\>\nasked the little girl, &quot;What kind of a miracle does your brother \u003cbr\>\nneed?&quot;\u003cbr\>\n \u003cbr\>\n&quot; I don't know,&quot; Tess replied with her eyes welling up. I just know \u003cbr\>\nhe's really sick and Mommy says he needs an operation. But my Daddy \u003cbr\>\ncan't pay for it, so I want to use my money.&quot; \u003cbr\>\n\u003cbr\>\n&quot; How much do you have?&quot; asked the man from Chicago.\u003cbr\>\n\u003cbr\>\n&quot;One dollar and eleven cents,&quot; Tess answered barely audibly. &quot;And \u003cbr\>\nit's all the money I have, but I can get some more if I need to.&quot; \u003cbr\>\n\u003cbr\>\n&quot;Well, what a coincidence,&quot; smiled the man. &quot;A dollar and eleven \u003cbr\>\ncents---the exact price of a miracle for little brothers. &quot; He took \u003cbr\>\nher money in one hand and with the other hand he grasped her mitten \u003cbr\>\nand said &quot;Take me to where you live. I want to see your brother and \u003cbr\>\nmeet your parents. Let's see if I have the miracle you need.&quot;\u003cbr\>\n \u003cbr\>\nThat well dressed man was Dr. Carlton Armstrong, a surgeon, \u003cbr\>\nspecializing in neuro-surgery. The operation was completed free of \u003cbr\>\ncharge and it wasn't long until Andrew was home again and doing well. \u003cbr\>\n\u003cbr\>\nMom and Dad were happily talking about the chain of events that had \u003cbr\>\nled them to this place. That surgery,&quot; her Mom whispered. &quot;was a \u003cbr\>\nreal miracle. I wonder how much it would have cost?&quot; \u003cbr\>\n\u003cbr\>\nTess smiled. She knew exactly how much a miracle cost ... one dollar \u003cbr\>\nand eleven cents ... plus the faith of a little child.\u003cbr\>\n \u003cbr\>\nIn our lives, we never know how many miracles we will need ... A \u003cbr\>\nmiracle is not the suspension of natural law, but the operation of a \u003cbr\>\nhigher law!\u003cbr\>\n\u003cbr\>\nI know you'll keep the ball moving! Here it goes. Throw it back to \u003cbr\>\nsomeone who means something to you!\u003cbr\>\n \u003cbr\>\nA ball is a circle, no beginning, no end. It keeps us together like \u003cbr\>\nour Circle of Friends. But the treasure inside to see is the ",1]);//--></SCRIPT>

    The pharmacist's brother was a well dressed man. He stooped down and
    asked the little girl, "What kind of a miracle does your brother
    need?"

    " I don't know," Tess replied with her eyes welling up. I just know
    he's really sick and Mommy says he needs an operation. But my Daddy
    can't pay for it, so I want to use my money."

    " How much do you have?" asked the man from Chicago.

    "One dollar and eleven cents," Tess answered barely audibly. "And
    it's all the money I have, but I can get some more if I need to."

    "Well, what a coincidence," smiled the man. "A dollar and eleven
    cents---the exact price of a miracle for little brothers. " He took
    her money in one hand and with the other hand he grasped her mitten
    and said "Take me to where you live. I want to see your brother and
    meet your parents. Let's see if I have the miracle you need."

    That well dressed man was Dr. Carlton Armstrong, a surgeon,
    specializing in neuro-surgery. The operation was completed free of
    charge and it wasn't long until Andrew was home again and doing well.

    Mom and Dad were happily talking about the chain of events that had
    led them to this place. That surgery," her Mom whispered. "was a
    real miracle. I wonder how much it would have cost?"

    Tess smiled. She knew exactly how much a miracle cost ... one dollar
    and eleven cents ... plus the faith of a little child.

    In our lives, we never know how many miracles we will need ... A
    miracle is not the suspension of natural law, but the operation of a
    higher law!

    I know you'll keep the ball moving! Here it goes. Throw it back to
    someone who means something to you!

     
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  2. vmur

    vmur Silver IL'ite

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    A very touching story.. Thanks for posting.
    Regards
    Vidya
     
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    kingaug New IL'ite

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    very nice story. Thanks.
     
  4. Ammukutty

    Ammukutty Bronze IL'ite

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    say cheers to CHEER for this great post
     
  5. sunkan

    sunkan Gold IL'ite

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    :2thumbsup: cheer that was a good one....grt posting regards sunkan
     
  6. chatkara_tasty

    chatkara_tasty Bronze IL'ite

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    ohh cheer dear it was very nice and touching .
     
  7. vivbass

    vivbass Gold IL'ite

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    very nice:2thumbsup:
     
  8. meenakshirajan

    meenakshirajan Silver IL'ite

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    Dear Cheer,
    Thanks for such a touching post.
    Meenakshirajan
     
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    arshi1611 New IL'ite

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    hi,
    that was such a lovely touching read... thanx for sharing it with us:)
    Only a child has that kind of innocence and faith... really nice
    :2thumbsup:
     
  10. cheer

    cheer Silver IL'ite

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    Thanx ladies i am overwhelm with lots of replies:) . Thanx a lot from bottom of my heart:thankyou2:
     

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